Child sex abuse at German campsite: How authorities failed the victims
01 July 2019 | 2:11 pm
Young girls were sexually abused at a campsite in a small town in western Germany for years. Child services looked the other way and the police let evidence disappear. Now the case is up in court.
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German judoka Marie Dinkel was sexually abused by her coach when she was 13. Now 25, she speaks to DW about her experience, lack of trust and how she hopes to help others.
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